Resources about employment and your rights

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Resources about employment and your rights

These resources provide information and publications to help you understand employment and your rights as an employee, or contractor in Victoria.

Our resources

To see a list of all our free resources go to our catalogue.

Resources from other organisations

Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman can assist with information about pay, employee entitlements, leave, ending employment and awards and agreements.

The Fair Work Ombudsman website has a range of resources to help employees and contractors. It also has fact sheets about minimum workplace entitlements in Australia.


JobWatch can give you free and confidential telephone information and referrals about your rights at work. You can contact them on (03) 9662 1933 if you are calling from a metropolitan area, or 1800 331 617 if you are calling from a regional area.

JobWatch has a range of information sheets about employment rights.

The Law Handbook

Fitzroy Legal Service’s Law Handbook has information about:


WorkSafe has publications and forms to help injured workers and to avoid workplace injury.

The WorkSafe website has information about:

  • WorkSafe claims including returning to work for injured workers and information for employers about the claims process
  • the compulsory WorkSafe insurance for employers, which covers costs if your workers are injured or become ill at work
  • the laws and regulations that set out the responsibilities of employers and workers to maintain safety in the workplace.

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Employees rights in the workplace and what to do if you think that your rights have been infringed.

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

The Superannuation Complaints Tribunal website has brochures and fact sheets regarding superannuation.

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